Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Everything You Need To Know!

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Samsung just launched their third-generation foldable smartphone – the Galaxy Z Flip 3!

Here is everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone!

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Everything You Need To Know!

On 11 August 2021, Samsung introduced their third-generation Galaxy Z Flip 3 smartphone, and here is everything you need to know!

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 boasts a large 6.7-inch Infinity Flex display, with a Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel that has a 120 Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1080 x 2640 pixels.

In the front, it has a small 1.9-inch Cover Display with a Super AMOLED panel with a resolution of 260 x 512 pixels.

Its foldable display has a new protective film made from stretchable PET, and newly-optimised display panel layers that is 80% more durable than the Z Fold2 display. The foldable display is now verified to withstand folding at least 200,000 times!

Its chassis is made with Armor Aluminium, and the Cover Display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. Its Dual Pixel main camera is also protected by Gorilla Glass with DX.

The Galaxy Z Flip 3 is water-resistant in up to 1.5 metres of freshwater for up to 30 minutes, but is not dust-resistant due to its foldable display and folding mechanism. Hence, it is IPX8-rated.

To protect against dust and other particles, its Hideaway Hinge has enhanced Sweeper technology, with shorter bristles.

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 is built around the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G mobile platform, with 8 GB of memory, and either 128 GB or 256 GB of fast UFS 3.1 storage.

Its redesigned Cover Screen is now 4X larger, making it easier to view notifications and messages without opening the Z Flip 3.

You will be able to check your schedule, the weather, and your daily step count with the new Cover Screen widgets. You can even coordinate its wallpaper with the new Galaxy Watch4 or Galaxy Watch4 Classic!

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Everything You Need To Know!

It has a 10 MP punch hole camera, with an f/2.4 aperture, in the front. And a dual-camera system at the back :

  • 12 MP main camera, with f/1.8 aperture
  • 12 MP ultra-wide camera, with f/2.2 aperture

Powering all that is a 3,300 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery, which supports 15 watt fast charging, and 10 watt wireless charging. It can even wireless recharge other devices, albeit at just 4.5 watts.

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Specifications

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy Z Flip3 5G
ModelNA
Main Display6.7-inch Infinity Flex Display
Dynamic AMOLED 2X panel
1080 x 2640 pixels, 425ppi
120 Hz refresh rate
900 nits (HBM), 1200 nits (peak)
Cover Display1.9-inch Super AMOLED display
260 x 512 pixels, 302 ppi
935 nits (HBM)
ProtectionIPX8 Water Resistance
No Dust Resistance
OSAndroid 11 with One UI 3.1
PlatformQualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G (SM8350)
CPU1 x Kryo 680 Prime core (2.84 GHz )
3 x Kryo 680 Gold cores (2.42 GHz)
4 x Kryo 680 Silver cores (1.8 GHz)
GPUQualcomm Adreno 660
Memory8 GB
Storage128 GB / 256 GB UFS 3.1
Front Camera10 MP camera (f/2.4)
Main Cameras12 MP Dual Pixel camera, f/1.8
12 MP ultra-wide camera, f/2.2
AudioStereo speakers tuned by AKG
Surround sound with Dolby Atmos
UHQ 32-bit and DSD64/128 support
ConnectivityNetwork : 5G / 4G / 3G
Wi-Fi : 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e
Bluetooth : BT 5.2
USB : USB-C 3.2
Fingerprint SensorYes, Side-Mounted
Other SensorsAccelerometer, Barometer, Gyroscope,
Geomagnetic, Hall, Proximity, Light
GPSGPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BDS
NFCYes
Battery3,300 mAh Li-Po battery
ChargingWired : 15 watt
Wireless : 10 watt
Reverse wireless : 4.5 watt
Folded
Dimensions
72.2 mm wide
86.4 mm tall
15.9 mm to 17.1 mm thick
Unfolded
Dimensions
72.2 mm wide
166.0 mm tall
6.9 mm thick
Weight183 grams

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Colour Options

Samsung will offer the Galaxy Z Flip 3 in four colour options (from left to right) : Green, CreamLavender and Phantom Black.

Samsung will also directly offer three more exclusive colours in their online store – Gray, Pink and White.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 colour options

 

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 : Price + Availability

The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 will be available for purchase from 27 August 2021 onwards, with a starting price of US$999 – about £723 / A$1,361 / S$1,357 / RM 4,231.

 

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